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  • Maulana Wahiduddin Khan | TOI Blog | July 3, 2020

    Delhi-NCR and adjoining cities felt earthquake tremors on July 3 2020, lasting for nearly 3-4 seconds. With its epicentre in Alwar district of Rajasthan, the earthquake had a depth of 35 km and measured 4.7 on the Richter Scale. Reports of this phenomenon have become frequent at a global level.

  • Maulana Wahiduddin Khan | TOI Blogs | June 26, 2020

    Falling victim to fake news is often easy. Such fake news affects our opinions in all spheres of life, be it related to crisis situations, politics, media, and often in our personal and professional lives. The rise of fake news around the Covid-19 pandemic is unparalleled. Media houses, health advisors and government institutions have been working round the clock to provide accurate information on the disease. Fake news is usually meant to sensationalize issues, divert attention and create misunderstandings.

  • Maulana Wahiduddin Khan | Times of India Blog | June 19, 2020

    The world has been witnessing the outbreak of violent protests across the United States of America following the death of Mr. George Floyd, an African American man, who died during a police arrest in Minneapolis on May 25, 2020.

    According to an article in TIME magazine, “demonstrations have erupted in scores of cities across the country as veteran activists and newfound allies alike rally to the cause of racial justice.” (Why the Killing of George Floyd Sparked an American Uprising, June 2020) An incident like this brings back the focus to the much debated question of ‘equality of man.’

  • Maulana Wahiduddin Khan | TOI Blogs: Pearls of Wisdom | May 31, 2020

    People often say that this pandemic of coronavirus is a divine punishment (or azaab), which has been unleashed on mankind. Such notions have spread rampantly and have become the cause of negativity, distress and despair in the minds of people around the globe. Some have begun to visualize this pandemic as a ‘full stop’ to life. I feel that coronavirus is a form of shock treatment by the Creator to awaken man’s mind. It should not be viewed as a ‘full stop’ to life – rather it should be viewed as a ‘comma’, which has invited man to pause, think and reflect.